Category Archives: tomatoes

Black bean, corn, tomato, avocado salad

Date: June 17th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/07/01/black-bean-corn-and-avocado-salad/ Time to table: 20 minutes or so Servings: Depends on if it’s a side or a main dish I guess? 4? Modifications: Just used frozen corn and microwaved it a bit. Also, kind of ran out of … Continue reading

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African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: http://relishingit.com/2011/10/20/african-peanut-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and a couple lunches Modifications: I used kale instead of spinach because I had some I needed to use up. The recipe calls for 2 cups of crushed tomatoes, I just used … Continue reading

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Chicken wraps with guacamole and black bean salsa

Date: June 1 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/01/11/roasted-chicken-wraps-with-black-bean-salsa-and-guacamole/ Modifications:  I just used this as an idea – purchased the black bean salsa, got spinach wraps, spinach, sauteed chicken, and made guacamole like I usually make it. (I use 3 avocados, one roma tomato, 1/2 red … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Ranchero Chicken

Date: February 9th, 2015 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/12/08/crock-pot-ranchero-chicken/ Time to table: 45 minutes for the sauce, prepared one day earlier. 30 minutes prep time after the chicken cooked in the crock pot all day. Servings: About two dinners worth Modifications: Used chicken thighs instead … Continue reading

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Tomato Meatball Soup

Date: October 30, 2014 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2014/09/24/tomato-soup-with-chicken-pesto-meatballs-and-pasta/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 6 adults Modifications: I used a very large onion, 2 carrots, and 3 stalks celery, and I think we also had more meatballs because I just used some pesto from the … Continue reading

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Greens Pasta

Date: August 11th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/04/great-greens-pasta/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: We’ll get one dinner and 4 individual lunches out of this Modifications: Stuck to the recipe pretty closely, did not use whole wheat pasta because try as I might, it still … Continue reading

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Chicken Taco Salad

Date: May 5th, 2014 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/2013/07/chicken-taco-salad/ Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 4 salads Modifications: Lots – I knew the kids wouldn’t eat plain avocado and tomatoes, so I made guacamole instead (just avocado, red onion, tomatoes, cilantro). We used chicken thighs. Just sauteed … Continue reading

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Salmon Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Date: April 9th 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/03/24/salmon-salad-with-honey-mustard-vinaigrette/ Time to table: 1 hour (give or take – it’s mostly just chopping and assembling but the eggs have to be made, and salmon cooked) Servings: We just did 2 salads Modifications: We broiled the … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken and One-Pot Pasta

Date: March 18th Recipe: Pasta: http://www.apronstringsblog.com/one-pot-wonder-tomato-basil-pasta-recipe/ Chicken: I can’t find the recipe anymore, but I coated it in melted butter, and then put in a mixture of panko and parmesan and baked until done. Pretty easy! Modifications: None really, but I … Continue reading

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Tortellini chili

Date: 3/12/2014 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2014/03/tortellini-chili.html Modifications: I used crushed tomatoes instead of diced and only used ~ 2 cups of broth because I like thicker chilis. Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: Dinner and a couple lunches Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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